Berkshire’s Benjamin Moore Names Searles Third CEO in Two Years

Benjamin Moore, the paint maker owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc., named Michael Searles as its third chief executive officer in two years.

Searles is an “adept leader who understands the importance of the independent retailer,” Buffett said in an e-mailed statement today.

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